T . Boone Pickens · ( 1928 – 2019 ) egendary philanthropist and entrepreneur T . Boone Pickens was known for being a visionary . And his $ 10 million gift to establish an endowment at Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation , made at his direction after his passing , is also forward-thinking : This gift simultaneously provides quality care today while training the next generation of physicians to provide excellent care tomorrow .
“ Boone Pickens dedicated his philanthropy to solving problems for future generations , and health and medical causes have long been a hallmark of his giving . It ’ s
T . Boone Pickens Foundation ’ s generous gift to support medical education aims to address Texas ’ physician shortage while honoring the legacy of the late oil tycoon .
fitting that this will be the last major gift from Boone in Dallas because he not only trusted his care to Baylor Scott & White in the final years of his life , but he truly believed in the vision of Baylor Scott & White and its unwavering commitment to improving healthcare for all Texans ,” said Jay Rosser , director of the T . Boone Pickens Foundation . The endowment will provide funding for residencies , fellowships , research and other educational opportunities for postgraduate medical education students at the academic medical center . In recognition of the gift , Baylor Scott & White is creating the T . Boone Pickens Graduate Medical Education Endowment Committee , which will play an important role in ensuring that the impact of this gift is felt for generations .
“ This endowment exemplifies how two great Texas institutions could come together to help find a solution to a problem affecting not just those in North Texas but across the state ,” Rosser said .
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